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…Writing is showbusiness for shy people…Lee Child QUOTES FOR WRITERS (and people who like quotes)

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I always wanted to be in the world of entertainment. I just love the idea of an audience being happy with what I am doing. Writing is showbusiness for shy people. That’s how I see it.
Lee Child

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7 comments on “…Writing is showbusiness for shy people…Lee Child QUOTES FOR WRITERS (and people who like quotes)

  1. lucciagray
    January 15, 2017

    I agree. It’s also a way to reach more people.

    • bridget whelan
      January 15, 2017

      You’re right – it’s both a performance and a way of connecting….glad you like this quote as much as I do.

  2. ksbeth
    January 15, 2017

    Oh, that is so true

  3. glenavailable
    January 15, 2017

    In Australia, we have a somewhat less kind saying that offers a small twist on this idea –

    “Politics is showbusinness for ugly people.”

    • bridget whelan
      January 16, 2017

      Like it! I suppose you could say that writing is show businness for people who don’t want to show their faces – but that’s becoming less and less true as publishers expect authors to take on the full promotional role. And, of course, indy novelists have to do it for themselves…

  4. russtowne
    January 17, 2017

    Reblogged this on A Grateful Man and commented:
    I love this quote. It is true for me.
    With Love,
    Russ

  5. joannerambling
    January 17, 2017

    I agree

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